December 6, 2023

If you are thinking about options for getting a loan Howell or where you are then one option is to choose a private lender type meaning a non-traditional lender. Here is a look at the pros and cons as well as some quick frequently asked questions.

Pros to using a private lender

  • More likely to approve applications – these lenders are all more likely to accept an application from even borrowers who do not have great credit scores and who cannot get loans with traditional lenders.
  • Some do not even check your credit score – places like pawnshops for example will not look at your credit history at all to determine your worthiness and approval. Things like income, job stability, or item of value are more important.
  • You can get money more quickly – private lenders require fewer checks, less paperwork and faster approval times so you get the cash you need fast.
  • It is a lot more convenient – these lenders are easier to find and visit than having to make appointments with banks and such.

Cons to using a private lender

  • Some hide fees – they do this to obviously make more money so you need to be aware of them all, things like penalty fees, origination fees and administrative fees for example.
  • They offer higher interest rates – getting a loan Freehold this way will cost more because the interest rates are higher.
  • Some are there to take advantage of desperate people – it is important to investigate lenders before using them to try and avoid getting into deeper financial problems.


Q1. Is it possible to get a loan without a credit check?

A1. Yes, there are some examples of lenders who offer personal loans Jackson that do not care what your credit score looks like. Even if you cannot get a loan elsewhere you could get a loan from these types of lenders.  

Q2. What are the quickest loans to get?

A2. The fastest options to cash in your hand is to look at things like cash advances online, payday loans, pawn shop loans and certain types of personal loans. 

Q3. Do I need a bank account?

A3. It really depends on the lender and the type of loan you get. Typically yes you need a bank account that is active as they plan to send the amount you are borrowing into the account. However, the private lenders we are talking about a lot here pawn shops and such do not require a bank account. There is also the option of specifically looking for no-bank verification loans.     

Q4. What are the easiest loans to get?

A4. The easiest loans to apply for are also the ones we have mentioned that are the quickest. If you need an easy loan Freehold then look at a pawn shop loan, a payday loan or even a car title loan. They need the least requirements, do not need a credit check typically and so there is a lot less to do before you get given your money.